Prurigo nodularis

What is Prurigo nodularis?

Prurigo nodularis (PN) is a skin disease characterised by pruritic (itchy) nodules which usually appear on the arms or legs. Patients often present with multiple excoriated lesions caused by scratching. PN is also known as Hyde prurigo nodularis, Picker's nodules, atypical nodular form of neurodermatitis circumscripta, lichen corneus obtusus.

Lichen simplex chronicus is a distinct clinical entity.

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I have been suffering from prurigo nodularis from the last approximately 20 years or so. I have seen several allopathy doctors for that, but...

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Hi.prurigo nodularis is the toughest disease to treat.firstt hydroxyzine 25 mg at night.gris od in the morning.wysolone starting from 30 mg tapered...

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